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MelaninWhiteCoats Podcast

Welcome to MelaninWhiteCoats Podcast where we entertain and enlighten you on topics relating to society, medicine and culture. We explore the world of everything FOR US, BY US and REPRESENTED BY US. This podcast explores in what ways we can elevate ourselves as individuals and in our communities so that we can achieve universal liberation from the systems in place that attempt to restrict us. Tune in with us as we continuously challenge the status quo and emerge from the ashes as curator, innovators and creatives of the world we want to see and BE!

Aug 13, 2020

On this episode of the Melaninwhitecoats Podcast, Dr Triggs discusses his journey toward his passions of plastic surgery. He dispels the myth that plastic surgery is only aesthetics and talks about the multi encompassing fields of plastic surgery. Nonetheless, he includes how he navigated trailblazing the field of plastic surgery as the first BLACK chief resident of plastic surgery at USF ( University of South Florida). We also discuss how the standards of beauty by the media has affected plastic surgery as a field and how his decisions to create a foundation for his future led to him working in an underserved area in rural ohio. This episode we talk about the fact that you can get the bag in the most unanticipated ways as a physician. TUNE IN! 

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